Master of Business (Innovation and Entrepreneurship)

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The Master of Business (Innovation & Entrepreneurship) program provides a combination of innovation and entrepreneurial knowledge and is designed for managers or those aspiring to pursue a career in innovation-related roles especially in government, business and non-profit organisations. The program will enable you to experience a world of innovation and entrepreneurship which forms an integral part of an organisation’s success. The course is aimed at individuals with an entrepreneurial mindset, entrepreneurs already running their own businesses or employees in large organisations wishing to foster a culture of innovation and creativity.

Industry focused

The MBus (I&E) program has been designed in conjunction with key industry stakeholders to equip graduates with the required business foundation knowledge in innovation and entrepreneurial skills to lead and manage the process of innovation and entrepreneurship. Our compulsory professional practice based research project will allow you to investigate a problem relevant to Entrepreneurship and Innovation, giving you a real world understanding and the opportunity to develop and apply the skills you have learnt throughout your postgraduate degree.

Globally accredited, locally relevant

Because we’re licensed by the UAE Ministry of Education - Higher Education Affairs, through the Commission of Academic Accreditation, our students and graduates can be assured that our degrees are recognised throughout the UAE and internationally. All MBus programs are quality assured by UOW Australia, which is registered with the Australian Tertiary Education and Quality Standards Agency (TEQSA), the national regulator of higher education in Australia. Upon graduation, students can choose either a degree certificate from UOWD or a degree certificate from the University of Wollongong Australia

Double specialisation

The Master of Business program also offers specialisations in Human Resource Management, MarketingInternational BusinessFinancial Management and Management. If you decide you would like to complete two MBus specialisations when you enrol at UOWD, there are arrangements in place that mean you can do this in in minimal time. Connect with us to find out more.

Career Opportunities
 
The MBus (I&E) program will provide you with the leadership skills, tools and technical skills to lead and manage the process of innovation within organisations.
 

Subjects

The maximum requirement to graduate from a single specialisation MBus program is twelve (12) subjects. However, if you have completed a Bachelor degree in a relevant business area or a UOWD Graduate Certificate in Business, or you have extensive professional work experience in a related area alongside a Bachelor degree, you may be able to complete the MBus program in a total of ten (10) subjects in line with UOWD’s policy on Credit for Prior Learning. Your eligibility for Credit for Prior Learning will be decided in consultation with UOWD’s Faculty of Business and Management office prior to the beginning of the program.

A single specialisation MBus program will normally take you five or six semesters to complete (based on three semesters per year with summer as an optional semester and two subjects per semester). At this rate, the degree can be completed in two years or less. Classes are held 6:00pm - 9:30pm, Sunday to Thursday. Each subject requires one evening of attendance for 13 weeks.

Your program of study will be as follows:

Level Subject Code Subject Name
Common Business Foundation* ACCY801 Accounting and Financial Management
BUS802 Exploring Global Business Challenges from Multiple Perspectives
MGNT803 Organisational Behaviour and Management
MARK804 Principles of Marketing Management
Specialisation Subjects MGNT944 Contemporary Leadership Skills for Entrepreneurs
MGNT942 Insights into Innovation and Entrepreneurship
MGNT943 Applied Innovation Project
MARK956 Creating and Marketing New Products
FIN941 Financial Skills for Entrepreneurs
Electives MGNT910 

Strategic Management

MGNT915 Management of Change 
MGNT923 Contemporary Issues in International Business
MARK901   Digital Marketing
OPS908 Supply Chain Management
OPS950   Quality in Management
FIN927 Entrepreneurial Finance
Capstone Project OPS922 Research Project

* If you are eligible for credit for prior learning from all four foundation subjects, you will be required to complete two further elective subjects from within your specialisation.

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